Fayette County

Tax Commissioner, LifeLink team up to save lives

The Fayette County Tax Commissioner’s Office is out to save lives. Friday morning, Tax Commissioner Kristie King and representatives from LifeLink of Georgia unveiled a donor registration kiosk, the first in the state. The kiosk will streamline the process of becoming an organ donor. With a simple scan of their driver’s license on the kiosk…

‘Enough is Enough’: Rally sparks change to Confederate proclamation

The proposal of a Confederate History Month proclamation sent Fayette County into a state of civil unrest. On Tuesday afternoon, a group of protesters gathered to oppose the proclamation that, if passed, would honor those who were in support of Confederate practices. Led by the Fayette Democratic Party, the scene rivaled a snapshot of the…

‘Confederate History’ proclamation petition rescinded

Sons of Confederate Veterans ‘saddened’ by reaction, withdraw petition to standing ovation   Tears, anger, and passionate pleas turned to a rousing ovation with Tuesday evening’s announcement that the Sons of Confederate Veterans were withdrawing their petition for a proclamation of “Confederate History and Heritage Month” and “Confederate Memorial Day.” Hours of protest speech, starting…

Antioch-Goza roundabout work moves ahead

Work on the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Antioch and Goza Roads is progressing well. At Thursday night’s meeting, the County Board of Commissioners approved authorizing staff to acquire all right-of-way, easements, and appraisals needed for the project. According to Public Works Director Phil Mallon, the consultant has completed 100 percent plans for the…

Brown wants GDOT to kill McDonough Road project

Citing its potential to create a huge traffic backlog in the heart of Fayetteville, Commissioner Steve Brown wants GDOT to reconsider their longstanding plans to widen McDonough Road. At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, he asked for support for his resolution calling on GDOT to cease the project. “I’m just beset with anxiety…

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